here's mud in your eye

here's mud in your eye

A convivial toast to one's drinking companions. The phrase is meant to be ironic. I'd like to propose a toast. To all my best friends, who all came here tonight to see me off. Here's mud in your eye!
See also: eye, mud
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

here's mud in your eye!

used to express friendly feelings towards your companions before drinking. British informal
See also: mud
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

Here’s mud in your eye

sent. I salute you. (A jocular drinking toast.) Here’s mud in your eye. Bottoms up!
See also: eye, mud
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Here's mud in your eye! One Challenger who didn't mind the dirt
HERE'S mud in your eye! Back Duke Of Marmalade to stay in front of New Approach in the Irish Champion Stakes (3.50).
Here's mud in your eye! The toast from TV pundit Jimmy Hill wasn't exactly one of friendship or the act of a gentleman.
As they might say in the Rovers: 'Here's mud in your eye
BACK TO BASICS: Catching a ride across the muck-filled fields; BEST: Main stage drew thousands; GLASS ACT: Amanda Carlisle from Lisburn cools off at Fairyhouse; HERE'S MUD IN YOUR EYE: It was all downhill for these soft rock lovers at Fairyhouse yesterday as the Witnness festival erupted; FRINGE BENEFITS: Laura Hutchinson and Vanessa Sterry; KNEES-UP: Caked in festival mud, Kevin Kelly from Tallaght takes time out before the evening fun begins; CHEERS: Here's mud in your eye
HERE'S mud in your eye - that will be the message to bookies if one of the favourites wins the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.